Daily Archives: September 12, 2013

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Flat Tires

On first impression flat tires appear to offer little evidence of God’s love and care. But that is just unbelief spinning events in way that seeks to discredit God’s providential care. Yes, a flat tire is an inconvenient addition to an already busy day. But that is just from your perspective. Suppose you knew that having a flat tire would mean that you avoided an accident that would have resulted in harm to you or your family. From this vantage point the flat tire that was a curse now becomes a blessing! The point is that we don’t know what would have happened if…  And it is very good thing that we don’t know what would have happened if the […]

The Pope declares Man can save himself

According to today’s online edition of the UK Independent, Pope Francis has made the cross of Christ irrelevant regarding the forgiveness of sins. Here is an excerpt from the article: “Pope Francis has written a long, open letter to the founder of La Repubblica newspaper, Eugenio Scalfari, stating that non-believers would be forgiven by God if they followed their consciences. In addition here is the link to the actual reply by the Pope to La Repubblica: http://www.repubblica.it/…/the_pope_s_letter-66336961/… The Pope’s letter is long. While there are many qualifiers and explanations, the point quoted below still stands. It is the work of Christ according to the Scriptures that is the basis of salvation and not the exercise of the conscience. Responding to […]